Velocity 2X Review

If you have played video games for as many years as I have, you have undoubtedly been in “the zone” at some point. You become one with whatever game you are playing, establishing a rhythm that just feels natural. Every button press becomes second nature. You know what to do before it’s even apparent that…

Oddworld: New ‘N’ Tasty! Abe’s Oddysee Review

As a 30+ year old gamer, I find myself slowly becoming the grouchy old man on the porch. I spend my days in my rocking chair, watching these newfangled games come and go at warp speed. Some of them may catch my attention, but most of them draw my ire. Younger gamers may wonder what…

Transistor Review

“This game is going to win indie ‘Game of the Year’ on PS4.” The above sentence is what I typed to Tashaun (the other writer on this site) when I finished Transistor. Back in May, I wrote about Transistor’s soundtrack and gushed about the awesomeness of the music. I actually downloaded a copy of the soundtrack…

Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition Review

Guacamelee! was released last year to a lot of fanfare. The mix of “Metroid-vania” game play, old school beat-em-up sensibilities, and vibrant visuals was everything a downloadable title should be in my mind. I never once thought that it was missing anything. It seems Drinkbox Studios felt differently, because Guacamelee! STCE is packed with everything I…

Review: Mario Kart 8

Mascot kart racing fanatics rejoice! Mario Kart 8 is finally here, and it is among the best in the series. Nintendo nails it again with incredibly tight racing, great track design, and the long-awaited Blue Shell counter, the Super Horn. First off, this is the best looking game released on the Wii U thus far.…

Infamous: Second Son Review

As I was tearing down the streets, running over cars, or up the side of buildings with a purple-ish neon colored trailing me wherever I went, I came to the conclusion that Infamous: Second Son is legitimate fun. While there were some things I felt Sucker Punch could’ve done better, what’s presented here is as close…

Titanfall Review: “Lots of action, and not much else.”

To start, I’d like to say there may be things I have covered previously that aren’t in this review. For that, I’d recommend you checking out my beta impression before reading this. Ok, lets begin. It’s finally here. The first and arguably biggest major release of 2014 has arrived with Titanfall. Fresh off the hype…